Here’s a Holiday Weekend Pop Quiz for all you spinmeisters who delight in turning a phrase.

Presidential candidate John Edwards managed to make news this week, and will no doubt be the subject on all the Sunday morning political shows, for saying the “war on terror” is a bumper sticker, not a strategy. So that’ll be the theme of this, the first ever (I think) Holiday Weekend Pop Quiz.

Match the quote with the person who said it.

1. “… for us to be successful in this war on terrorism, we have to find these terrorist groups where they are, whether it’s within our borders or outside our borders, and stop them and stamp them out before they do us harm.”

A. Sean Hannity
B. Lt. Col. Oliver North
C. John Edwards

2. [Fill in the blank] regrets using the phrase ‘the war on terror’: “I say that because the word ‘war’ conjures up World War II more than it does the Cold War. … ‘Terror is a weapon of choice for extremists who are trying to destabilize regimes. …”

A. John KerryJohn Forbes KerryBringing the American election experience to Democratic Republic of the Congo Some Dems sizzle, others see their stock fall on road to 2020 The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE
B. Donald Rumsfeld
C. John Edwards

3. “What we really want now is a strategic approach to defeat violent extremism. … GWOT is catchy, but there may be a better way to describe it, and those are things that ought to be incumbent on us to look at.”

A. Account executive at Burson-Marsteller
B. Senior Bush administration official
C. Spokesperson for John Edwards

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